Rider Waite Tarot Deck: A Must Have?

There are many good reasons why the Rider Tarot deck is one of, if not the most, popular tarot decks in use today. It has brilliant, in depth pictures that allow for even novices to give fairly accurate readings. The key to their brilliance lays in the intuitive layouts and images, which for any empathic, or similarly talented person, can easily pick on and read. First published in 1910, this deck has been in use for over a century, and there is no sign of them falling out of notoriety. The name is derived from the Rider company, which were the first to publish the deck. It was created by the collaboration between the artist Pamela Colman Smith and the mystic A. E. Waite. In the last hundred years, it has become the epitome of what to use, by both beginners who are just learning, and by long time readers. [Read more…]